By Tracey Ingram ITWPA Member Yolk restaurant, opened in 2006, is the creation of the founder, Taki Kastanis, a former real estate agent who has deep roots in the restaurant business. There are several Yolk restaurant locations in Chicago, three in Texas, and two in Indiana. Recently I visited the original South Loop location at 1120 S. Michigan Avenue. The menu features … [Read more...] about A Dining Experience in Chicago, Illinois
Food, Wine, and… Motorcycles? Cafe Veloce Delivers All Three!
By Jaimi Truhler ITWPA Member Rich tomato sauce mixed with herbs, roasted red peppers, and Italian sausage is heaped atop a bed of gluten-free pasta. Across the table, my companion savors a wood-fired pizza loaded with all the gluten I can’t enjoy. A lovely wine flight sits in front of us, and a crackling fire lights the brick hearth off to the left. Glancing around these … [Read more...] about Food, Wine, and… Motorcycles? Cafe Veloce Delivers All Three!
Chaia, Farm-to-Taco Eatery: Where’s the Beef?
By Kimberly Johnson ITWPA Member Located off bustling Wisconsin Avenue in the boho-chic part of Georgetown hides a little farm-to-taco eatery known as Chaia (a.k.a. “swimsuit body friendly”). This trendy eatery dishes up highly sought after tacos, making it the perfect spot for tourists and locals craving a healthy, gluten-free meal. What you won’t find in these tacos is … [Read more...] about Chaia, Farm-to-Taco Eatery: Where’s the Beef?
International Culture in Downtown Decatur
By Tanisha Rule “You must be Tanisha,” Tracy Reddick greets me as I approach. She is the creator and operator of Downtown Decatur Food Tours. “There’s five joining, so you make six for this tour.” I’ve just arrived at Courtyard Marriott on Clairemont Road in downtown Decatur, six miles outside Atlanta. Decatur boasts a vibrant arts community and a laid-back atmosphere. … [Read more...] about International Culture in Downtown Decatur
A Love Affair with Pupusas
By Sheila Proteau After a long flight to Belize City and a cramped water taxi ride to the island of Ambergris Caye, my daughter and I were tired and ravenous. We asked our Airbnb hosts for some restaurant recommendations and they offered to drive us on their golf cart to one of their favorite restaurants. We love to try new and different foods, and we were expecting to drive … [Read more...] about A Love Affair with Pupusas